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Topic: RE: Open a PDF doc to a specific page
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 57862
From: Dave
Date: 5/29/2002 05:28 PM

Tim,

If your PDF doesnt already have them, you will need to add 'Named
Destinations'. These named destinations can then be used to access =specific
pages when viewing a PDF file over the Web (not locally - except for
Netscape).

Page 245 of the Acrobat 4 Help manual discusses how to make named
destinations in your PDF files and also how to see the existing names.

Once you have set the named destinations you can simply create an
tag to jump to it:

http://www.somewhere.com/pdffiles/yourfile.pdf#hitthespot
or jump to specific page:

http://www.planetpdf.com/planetpdf/pdfs/primer.pdf#page=10

The Acrobat manual is incorrect, I just checked it and you don't need =the
'namedest' part, only the name of the destination - I wonder why that =hasnt
been fixed in 4.05 ?? (this is on page 476/477).

Dave.............
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> I have a fairly large PDF document which I want to publish on the =web.
> Depending on what link the user click, I want to display different =pages,
> or better yet, different bookmarks (i.e. when then click the "Budget =Human
> Resources" link, they get that page of the document, etc.)
> Is there some way to do this in the anchor statement in HTML? =Thanks.
> -Tim
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